On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1960

Historical Events

  • African National Party is founded in Chad
  • CIA OKs Lockheed to produce a new U-2 aircraft (Oxcart)
  • Dutch communist trade union EVC'58 disbands
  • Riot curtails third days play at Port-Of-Spain WI v England
  • US female Figure Skating championship won by Carol Heiss
  • US male Figure Skating championship won by David Jenkins

Famous Birthdays

  • Tony O'Dell, American actor (Alan Pinkard-Head of the Class), born in Pasadena, California
1960 Highlights

About January 30, 1960

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 61 years, 10 months and 8 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Aquarius